COVID-19 cases: Over 55k COVID-19 cases in a day for first time take India’s tally to over 16 lakh

NEW DELHI: With a record single-day surge of 55,078 infections, India’s COVID-19 caseload raced past 16 lakh on Friday, just two days after it reached the 15-lakh mark, while the number of recoveries rose to 10,57,805, according to Union Health Ministry data. The country has so far registered 16,38,870 instances…

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COVID-19: Herd immunity can’t be strategic choice or option in India, says health ministry

New Delhi: Given the size of India’s population, herd immunity “cannot be a strategic choice or option”, the health ministry said on Thursday as it urged people to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour till a vaccine is developed. At a press briefing, when asked whether India was approaching herd immunity against the…

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Coronil Medicine: Maharashtra won’t allow ‘spurious’ medicine sale: Minister to Ramdev

MUMBAI: Amid the ongoing controversy over Baba Ramdev’s company Patanjali Ayurveda introducing a “cure” for coronavirus infection, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday warned the yoga guru that the state government won’t allow the sale of ‘spurious’ medicines. Patanjali Ayurveda, while presenting the Coronil medicine on Tuesday had claimed…

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Cipremi for COVID-Treatment: Cipla Cipremi price under Rs 5,000 dosage remdesivir COVID-19 drug Covifor Fabiflu

Image Source : FILE Cipremi: Cipla to price remdesivir version for COVID-19 drug under Rs 5,000 Mumbai-based drugmaker Cipla on Tuesday announced that it will price ‘Cipremi’, its generic version of Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral drug remdesivir for use in Covid-19 patients, at less than ₹5,000 ($66) per 100mg vial. …

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